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Construction Site Safety, Hazards

It’s construction season: Time for a refresher on worksite safety protocols

May 25, 2022

Via: ISHN

Every spring, as the days get warmer and the weather gets consistently drier, the construction industry ramps up their projects and construction season officially begins. And with the onset of various projects between infrastructure, specialized industrial, institutional or commercial construction, […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Listen up: OSHA establishes regional emphasis program to protect Midwest workers’ hearing

March 31, 2022

Via: ISHN

Twenty-two million workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise each year, a figure nearly equivalent to the population of Florida. To reduce noise hazards and protect workers’ hearing, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Kansas City […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

The Best Safety Harnesses for Construction Worker

September 21, 2021

Via: Construction Informer Blog

For workers at the construction site, many risks and hazards threaten to hurt them if they are not fully protected. The most common dangers are moving objects, falling, stripping, vibration, etc. Among them, we can reduce the risk of working […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

7 PPE Safety Tips and Tricks for Construction Workers

July 2, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

In the construction industry, personal protective equipment (PPE) is considered the last line of defense when it comes to protecting workers from injuries on the jobsite. Employers are required to implement engineering controls and other safety measures to guard against […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Construction projects may need a post-pandemic update

May 13, 2021

Via: ISHN

The recent pandemic has affected construction sites across America. Personal protective equipment (PPE) has become more critical than ever — especially respirators and disposable gloves. COVID-19 has forced many projects to revisit their PPE assessment. As positivity rates change, employers […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

When should you replace your personal protective equipment?

March 3, 2021

Via: ISHN

On dangerous or risky job sites, and within certain environments, personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times. It makes perfect sense, because the gear is designed specifically to mitigate severe or fatal accidents. Helmets, for example, protect […]


Sustainability

Face masks could soon come with COVID-19 rating labels

October 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Most construction workers and site managers are very familiar with the personal protective equipment (PPE) that helps prevent workplace injuries to the head, eyes, respiratory system and other vulnerable areas of the body. OSHA, the U.S. agency that mandates the […]


Sustainability

Study finds COVID-19 protocols led to a 7% loss on construction projects

August 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The study looked at productivity data for more than 113,000 labor hours performed by mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors from January through May 2020 at commercial construction jobsites ranging from high rise apartments to K-12 school projects, government facilities, food […]


Sustainability

Modular Monitor: Beyond emergency medical projects, demand takes a hit

August 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

This was supposed to be modular’s moment. After all, modular construction offers a fast, efficient way to build structures in a controlled factory setting using fewer workers, who can more easily comply with social distancing and personal protective equipment (PPE) […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Rising temps on the worksite: Hot weather and COVID could be a recipe for disaster

July 14, 2020

Via: ISHN

As if 2020 couldn’t get any more stressful, experts predict it will be the hottest year on record for atmospheric temperatures. The heat comes at a time when managing productivity and safety to maximize revenue for struggling industries is paramount. […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Report: US cities’ massive budget cuts impact infrastructure, capital expenses

June 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The survey was based on input from officials at more than 1,100 municipalities across the country. Other findings include: 70% of municipalities have not received funding through the CARES Act. 13% of municipalities are making cuts to inspection, planning and […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Bally Ribbon Mills announces safety webbing and tapes for fall protection

June 11, 2018

Via: ISHN

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its line of safety webbing and tapes, ideal for fire, law enforcement, industrial, military, and commercial fall protection personal protective […]